This recorded webinar provides information on identifying potential domestic violence situations, guidance on the next steps to take, and how to find resources available to you at the county and state level. Experts from the American Bar Association (ABA) also discuss the legal and ethical implications – and the limitations those implications may impose – for legal service professionals navigating domestic violence situations. Immigration case scenarios that legal professionals might face, and suggested responses are also included in this webinar.
Find practical information and resources for newly arriving Afghans to the United States, including information about services and benefits, immigration, jobs, daily life, American culture, U.S. laws, money, health, and education.
Learn about the purpose of the asylum interview, who is an asylum officer, what is an asylum office, who should come to the interview, interpretation services, and questions that will be asked.
This course, free for ABA members, explains the Model Rules of Professional Conduct at issue when handling an immigration case. You can avoid a disciplinary complaint and a client protection claim by watching this course, and better understand the complexity and nature of the matter.
Examine this advisory for a discussion and clarification of ethics issues that may arise during representation of families on the Dedicated Docket. Discover more information on determining whether the family unit can be represented by a single lawyer, legal services agreement, special issues when representing spouses, representing children, and more.
For Legal Service Providers working with children and families in immigration cases, this webinar provides an overview of the key forms of legal relief when working with children and families in immigration cases such as asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Temporary Protected Status, and other humanitarian forms of relief.
Watch this webinar for in-depth information on mental health evaluations for immigrant clients. This is Part 1 of a series that shares how immigration Legal Service Providers and mental health experts must work closely together to address clients’ trauma so they can advocate for themselves in the complex immigration system.
An ABA panel discussion that builds upon a study to facilitate a shift away from old mental health patterns to a culture of openly discussing burnout and secondary trauma within law school settings, nonprofits, government agencies, and law firms.
Follow the tips in this mock-asylum interview to learn what to expect.
Find out requirements for applying for asylum as an unaccompanied child. Learn about court hearings and questions to expect from an asylum officer.